sheugh

noun

chiefly Scotland

Example Sentences

fell into a sheugh while rambling over the Scottish moors

Word History

Etymology

Middle English sogh swamp; akin to Middle Low German gutter

First Known Use

1501, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sheugh was in 1501

Dictionary Entries Near sheugh

Cite this Entry

“Sheugh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheugh. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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